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David Anderson completes marathons in seven continents

On March 31, David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, accomplished a goal 11 months in the making: he completed a marathon in Treviso, Italy, that marked the last of seven marathons on seven continents. "I didn’t think I would do the continents until about a year ago, when I had the opportunity to

By |2019-04-18T19:36:20+00:00April 18th, 2019|Economics & Finance, News|

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-26T20:06:39+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2018 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Centre College’s commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management has been acknowledged yet again with a 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the 8th year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. "Tree Campuses and their students set examples for not only their student bodies but the surrounding communities, showcasing how trees create a healthier

By |2019-04-12T16:13:32+00:00February 19th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

Recyclemania: Let the competition begin

February 3 marks the beginning of RecycleMania at Centre College, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8-week period ending March 30, hundreds of colleges across the United States and Canada are competing in several categories based on the

By |2019-02-04T19:55:11+00:00February 4th, 2019|News, Sustainable Centre|

Student, faculty collaborative research results in publication of “She Preached the Word”

Centre College's Cammie Jo Bolin ’16 and Benjamin R. Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, collaborated on research that culminated in the publication of the book She Preached the Word (Oxford University Press, 2018), a study of women's ordination in contemporary American congregations. Using data and personal narrative interviews, they tackle several important issues, including congregational support for

By |2019-03-21T15:45:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Gender Studies, News, Politics, Religion, Research|

Centre alumni invited to participate in bicentennial social media, service campaign

Centre College, established in 1819, is celebrating its bicentennial this year, and to help recognize Centre’s past achievements and to look ahead to for another 200 years of service, the alumni and development office has several days of fun activities planned in an effort to collect 1,819 gifts. Each day, between Wed., Jan. 16 and Mon.,

By |2019-01-15T14:03:55+00:00January 15th, 2019|Alumni, Bicentennial, News|

Stephanie Bamfo ’21 interns in Ghana

Sophomore and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akota Bamfo of Lexington, Kentucky, performed 9 weeks of summer service working for the Ghanian Parliament and the Deputy Minster of Communications George Andah (Awutu Senya West constituency) in Ghana's capitol of Accra. Bamfo came to the U.S. from Ghana when she was four years old. So, while Ghana's official

By |2018-11-07T20:02:09+00:00November 7th, 2018|International Studies, Internships, News, Politics|

Centre named Tree Campus USA for eighth consecutive year

Centre College was honored with a 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition for the eighth year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. In the midst of the College's Sustainability Month celebrations, this reminder of Centre's commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of

By |2018-11-01T16:29:55+00:00November 1st, 2018|News, Sustainable Centre|

Sustainability Month highlights reducing environmental impact

Centre College’s annual Sustainability Month arrived again Oct. 15 and will run through Nov. 16 with exciting events across campus designed to bring awareness to the College’s sustainability efforts and the work being done by clubs and organizations that are making a difference. The month highlights ways the entire community can reduce their impact on

By |2018-10-25T13:26:07+00:00October 25th, 2018|News, Sustainable Centre|

Lourdes Peredo ’18 joins political campaign in Arkansas

Lourdes Peredo ’18 is working on the finance team as call-time manager for U.S. Congressional candidate for Arkansas' District 3 Joshua Mahony (D). The freshly minted Centre graduate landed the position through hard work, a great academic and experiential education, and a little help from her family. "My parents own a Mexican restaurant in Mahony's

By |2019-03-26T20:12:11+00:00September 11th, 2018|Alumni, News, Politics|
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